Tag Archives : comparative religions

Buddhism vs. Transcendentalism

–J.X. Mason’s Blog Post of 7-5-22— J.X. Mason is the author of www.ContinuingCreation.org   The Buddha never saw that one day, science and technology would be able to solve much...

Pros & Cons of Taoism & Zen

I have written evaluations of several of the World’s great religions, and I plan to write about more of them.  In the evaluations, I try to list the Strengths & Shortcomings of each religio...

Forerunners to Our Path & Practice

Deism, Process Theology, Stoicism, Freemasonry, Positivism, Secular Humanism, Existentialism, Skepticism, Pragmatism, Unitarianism, and Transcendentalism: These are the theologies and philosophies tha...

Evaluating Taoism & Zen

An Imagined Portrait of Lao Tzu (or Laozi), the Founder of Taoism    Evaluating Taoism & Zen “Constantly regard the universe as one living being, having one substance and one soul; and...

Evaluating Hinduism

Photo: The Hindu God Shiva performs his “Dance of Creation, Destruction, & Creation Anew”   Evaluating Hinduism “All the world’s major religions contain both factual e...

Evaluating Buddhism

Photo: An Indian Elephant and Three Buddhist Monks Walk Together   Introduction “All the world’s major religions contain both factual errors and poetic wisdom.  So do Homer’s O...

Evaluating Jesus’ Teaching

This Essay looks at the religion that Jesus taught while he was alive, as revealed by the Gospels and many decades of scholarship. (A later Essay looks at the supernatural religion that was created ...

Evaluating Islam

Above — The Kaaba (“Cube”), Islam’s Holiest Site, in the Sacred Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia “In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Praise be to Allah, the Ch...